Saturday, January 26, 2013

But How to Seek

A  L  O  H  A !

" Humility 
is attentive 
Patience. "

Simone Weil













" There are natures 
that go to the 
streams of life
 in great cities
 as the hart 
goes to the
 water brooks. "

Philip G. Hamerton













 "The real
is always way
ahead
of what we 
can imagine."

Paul Auster















" A ship's engine far away on the water 
expands the summer-night horizon.
 Both joy and sorrow 
swell in the dew's magnifying glass. 
Without really knowing, 
we divine; our life has a sister ship, 
following quietly another route. 
While the sun blazes behind the islands. "

Tomas Transtromer








" What we need 
for our happiness 
is often close 
at hand,
 if we knew
 but how to 
seek for it. "


NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, 
American Note-Books, Aug. 22, 1837



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19 comments:

The Weaver of Grass said...

That Nathaniel Hawthorne quote is one of my favourites Cloudia.

the walking man said...

I will gladly trade my happiness for contentment.

kaykuala said...

The real
is always way
ahead of what we
can imagine

Reality is often quoted as restraining upon what we had anticipated. Nicely Cloudio!

Hank

Brian Miller said...

wow that orange pic with the little boat by the shore...amazing....usually it is right at hand but we are too busy chasing what is bigger...

Brian Miller said...

aloha from va...smiles.

Adam said...

have a great Saturday

DeniseinVA said...

Wonderful scenes of Hawaii, warms me inside and out on a snowy morning in Virginia. Happy Weekend Cloudia :)

TexWisGirl said...

i liked the night scene w/ lights, but that bar has such a warm inviting air to it, too. :)

Teresa said...

I love the picture of the sail boat. Thanks for a great post.

Anonymous said...

Let's put the rainbow in da boat and follow the sun, after grabbing some nice drinks from the bar! DrumMajor

Myrna R. said...

Every picture and every quote here made my heart jump a little. Thank you. Have a wonderful weekend.

Cloudia said...

Woweee what sweet comments!
Thanks - Aloha

Charles Gramlich said...

But when it comes to technological science, someone imagined it before it became real.

FrankandMary said...

I'm seeking nothing today. But it's a good thing. ~Mary

LOLfromPasa said...

Reached the end of our day, nearly. Wise words to reflect upon.

Cloudia said...

thank you for gracing this garden

SandyCarlson said...

Like a tonic, your words and images.

ladyfi said...

A lovely post. If only we knew how to seek... or how to wait for happiness to land on our shoulders like a butterfly.

Cloudia said...

so glad to see both of you. Thanks!